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Melissa and her team are beyond talented and extremely helpful! We came to them with very few ideas just knowing we wanted maternity and newborn photos. Our experience was second to none. Every interaction was extremely professional with quick reposes exceeding our expectations. A great perk was coming to the excellent downtown Durham location where maternity outfits and newborn outfits were provided. The large selection of outfits were unique and greatly reduced the stresses involved with photo shoots.

Our maternity photo shoot was expertly handled. We received our photos extremely fast and were able to accomplish everything we wanted to. In addition, Melissa was able to provide several great ideas for pictures we will cherish forever ever.

Our newborn session came earlier than expected with the arrival of our baby boy at 37 weeks. Melissa and her team easily accommodated the date change and got us in for a shoot first thing.

As first time parents my husband and I were very nervous about how the session would go. Melissa and her team made us feel right at home and took great care of our baby. We were shocked at the poses and pictures she’s was able to get quickly and without upsetting our little one at all.

We will highly recommend Melissa to anyone looking for a photographer for any need. She is an expert with great communication and timely delivery. We will be coming back in the future for family photos!

~ Amanda

Melissa is amazing. We frantically called her to do our newborn session after receiving ones from another photographer that we weren’t very pleased with being NB photos and you only get ONE chance to capture this time. She got us in the SAME week, listened to what I wanted and she went above and beyond what I was requesting. The pictures turned out amazing and we can’t wait to do another session with her. Very professional and so sweet!!! Thanks so much. #Nov2017

~ Latecia

Melissa was so patient with my newborn, and took her time to make sure we got the very best photos possible. I cannot put into words how much I love our photos! These will be memories that we will treasure for a lifetime! I am so happy that we used Melissa Hayes Photography to capture our sweet girl:) She is amazing!

~ Mandy

Melissa’s work, and her eye for newborn photography, is absolutely stunning!

~ Kimberly

Fantastic person and photography!

~ Cristiane